History

Province: Western Cape
Garden route
Coordinates:34°7′S 22°7′E
Area:24.20 km2
Municipality­ – Mossel Bay

A farm (Hartenbos) was bought in 1936 by the Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuurvereniging of the South African Railways with the purpose of building a holiday resort for S.A.Railways staff. About 1000 plots were laid out and separately sold as holiday accommodation. A church, a hospital, sports facilities, and a school were built. The resort is now open to all.

The license plate prefix for Hartenbos is CBS and the postal code is 6520 (Streets and Boxes

WEATHER IN HARTENBOS TODAY

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Things to do and see in Hartenbos:

  • The Hartenbos Museum is situated in the heartland of Afrikaans culture. The focal point of this exceptional museum is the Great Trek.
  • Hartenbos beach has blue flag status.
  • Outeniquasbosch 5km parkrun Every Saturday at 8:00am.

 

Useful Numbers in Hartenbos

  • Police: Mossel Bay 044 606 2805
  • Municipality 044 606 5266
  • Traffic department: George 044 878 2400
  • Fire: 044 606 5031
  • Water: 044 606 5266
  • Electricity:044 606 5266
  • Ambulance: 10177
  • Post office;044 695 1555
  • Library:044 606 5271
  • Closest hospital;Life Bayview Private Hospital044 691 3718
  • Pharmacy;Hartenbos Apteek-044 695 1510
  • SPCA: Garden Route Spca-044 878 1990
  • Schools; Laerskool Hartenbos-082 774 8877
  • Museum-044 691 2202                                                                                                       [/vc_column_text]
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